Homilist
Homilist Hom"i*list, n. One who prepares homilies; one who preaches to a congregation. [1913 Webster]

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  • homilist — 1610s, from HOMILY (Cf. homily) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • homilist — [häm′ə list] n. one who delivers a sermon or HOMILY (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • homilist — homily ► NOUN (pl. homilies) 1) a talk on a religious subject, intended to be spiritually uplifting rather than giving doctrinal instruction. 2) a tedious moralizing talk. DERIVATIVES homilist noun. ORIGIN Greek homilia discourse , from homilos… …   English terms dictionary

  • homilist — /hom euh list/, n. a person who writes or delivers homilies. [1610 20; HOMIL(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • homilist — hom·i·list …   English syllables

  • homilist — /ˈhɒmələst/ (say homuhluhst) noun someone who writes or delivers homilies …   Australian English dictionary

  • homilist — ˈhämələ̇st noun ( s) Etymology: homily + ist : one who prepares or delivers a homily …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wulfstan II — Infobox Archbishop of York name = Wulfstan II birth name = Wulfstan began = unknown consecration = 1002 term end = 1023 predecessor = Ealdwulf successor = Aelfric Puttoc birth date = birthplace = death date = 28 May 1023 deathplace = York tomb =… …   Wikipedia

  • Homiletics — (Gr. homiletikos , from homilos , to assemble together), in theology the application of the general principles of rhetoric to the specific department of public preaching. The one who practices or studies homiletics is called a homilist .… …   Wikipedia

  • Sermo Lupi ad Anglos — The Sermo Lupi ad Anglos ( The Sermon of the Wolf to the English ) is the title given to a homily composed in England between A.D. 1010 1016 by Wulfstan II, Archbishop of York (died 1023), who commonly styled himself Lupus , or wolf after the… …   Wikipedia

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